TWO PRISONERS

TWO PRISONERS

Zilahy, Lajos
Garden City : Doubleday Doran and Company, 1931.

$ 125.00

First U.S. edition. Translated by Joseph Collins and Ida Zeitlin. Green cloth, stamped in black with pictorial design matching jacket, black topstain. Very good with faint foxing to spine and top edge, top stain faded, contemporary owner signature. In a good plus jacket with worn edges, chipped spine ends with some tears, light soiling including faint red smudge on rear panel, tape repair on verso.

Bestselling Hungarian novel from one of the most popular inter-war novelists in Eastern Europe. Two Prisoners is based on Zilahy's experiences on the Eastern front during the first World War. Later adapted by Steve Sekely in the 1938 Hungarian film, one of many adaptations made of his work, including Paramount's Virtuous Sin by George Cukor starring Kay Francis and Walter Huston, based on The General. Scarce in jacket.


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